Hu, Lingqian (Ivy)

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Ivy Lingqian Hu is a professor at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, School of Architecture and Urban Planning. With many years’ academic training and professional experiences in urban planning, Professor Hu has accumulated multiple areas of research experience including transportation planning and policy, land use, and urban economics.

Professor Hu’s work has focused on the interrelationship between transportation and land use, and explored the spatial, social and environmental impacts of transportation planning. She has extensive knowledge of the real world transportation planning efforts to promote sustainable and prosperous communities, reduce Vehicle Miles Travelled (VMH) and relevant emissions, and enhance environmental justice and public health.

Professor Hu holds a Bachelor’s degree in urban planning. She received her Master’s degree of Planning and Ph.D. degree in Policy, Planning and Development from University of Southern California.

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University of Southern California, Ph.D. in Policy, Planning and Development, 2010
University of Southern California, Master of Planning, 2006
Nanjing University, Bachelor of Urban Planning, 2002

Research Focus

Transportation planning and policy,
Land use-transportation relationships,
Urban and regional economics